Hastings-on-Hudson is a somewhat small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 7,975 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Hastings-on-Hudson is the 224th largest community in New York. Hastings-on-Hudson has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Hastings-on-Hudson home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Hastings-on-Hudson real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Hastings-on-Hudson is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 94.33% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Hastings-on-Hudson is a village of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hastings-on-Hudson who work in management occupations (17.20%), teaching (12.73%) and healthcare (10.89%).
Of important note, Hastings-on-Hudson is also a village of artists. Hastings-on-Hudson has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Hastings-on-Hudson’s character.
Also of interest is that Hastings-on-Hudson has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 9.46% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
In addition, Hastings-on-Hudson is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
Hastings-on-Hudson is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Hastings-on-Hudson’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
One downside of living in Hastings-on-Hudson is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Hastings-on-Hudson, the average commute to work is 34.88 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the village, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
In Hastings-on-Hudson, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Hastings-on-Hudson is a relatively small village. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Hastings-on-Hudson. 68.81% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Hastings-on-Hudson in 2010 was $61,703, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $246,812 for a family of four.
The people who call Hastings-on-Hudson home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hastings-on-Hudson residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Hastings-on-Hudson include Irish, Russian, Italian, German, Polish and English.
The most common language spoken in Hastings-on-Hudson is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||2,964|
|HASTINGS-ON-HUDSON HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||66.70%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||33.30%|
|TYPE OF HASTINGS-ON-HUDSON HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||55.95%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||2.87%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||16.95%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||24.24%|
|SIZE OF HASTINGS-ON-HUDSON HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||10.73%|
|AGE OF HASTINGS-ON-HUDSON HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||4.42%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||4.77%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||37.29%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||53.53%|
|HASTINGS-ON-HUDSON REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$692,569|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,942|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $53,000||0.39%|
|$53,001 - $107,000||2.41%|
|$107,001 - $213,000||6.93%|
|$213,001 - $320,000||8.76%|
|$320,001 - $427,000||3.56%|
|$427,001 - $533,000||6.79%|
|$533,001 - $800,000||39.99%|
|$800,001 - $1,067,000||18.24%|
|PEOPLE OF HASTINGS-ON-HUDSON||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||3.93%|
|5 TO 17||20.48%|
|18 TO 24||5.50%|
|25 TO 34||6.34%|
|35 TO 54||26.77%|
|55 TO 64||16.69%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||20.29%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||96.71%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$119,474|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$61,703|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||4.64%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (17.52%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (13.62%)
Information Technology (6.31%)
Real estate (3.04%)
Public Service (3.04%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||3.47%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||1.86%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.75%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||6.82%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Irish (22.75%)
Eastern European (5.00%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (84.88%)
Other Indo-European (1.12%)
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